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  2. Magic Mike Makes Instant Impact
  3. WBBL Pre-Season Report: Eagles at Leicester Riders
  4. First 3 Games Now On Sale
  5. Pre-Season Report: Sheffield Sharks 66-61 Eagles
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BBL
September 18, 2019
John Mitchell Ready To Go Hard

Today we premiered the first of our new midweek interview series happening in the run up to every home game over on our Facebook Page. In this first video Dan talks to John Mitchell straight after the team finish training about landing here in the UK, the road trip to Sheffield Sharks in pre-season last…

BBL
September 17, 2019
Magic Mike Makes Instant Impact

One of the features of Newcastle Eagles’ 86-80 pre-season win against Worcester Wolves earlier this month was the performance of small forward Mike Morsell who weighed in with 21 points in just over 22 minutes coming off the bench. Morsell had only arrived the night before the game and had one training session with his…

WBBL
September 16, 2019
WBBL Pre-Season Report: Eagles at Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles WBBL returned from Leicester with a win and a loss but the mood was overwhelmingly positive for playcaller Chris Bunten. Two games in two days against the homecourt Riders served up a tough pre-season test for Newcastle’s women. But the visitors headed back up the M1 in buoyant mood despite slipping to an…

BBL
September 16, 2019
First 3 Games Now On Sale

It’s time for tip-off in our 2019-20 BBL season and our first three games are on sale now from our all-new box office. Sign-up to our newsletter for an instant discount offer in your inbox:

BBL
September 16, 2019
Pre-Season Report: Sheffield Sharks 66-61 Eagles

Sheffield Sharks gained revenge for Friday’s heavy defeat the hands of Newcastle Eagles by claiming a nailbiting 66-61 win in yesterday’s South Yorkshire rematch. The two teams were tied at 33-33 at the half and the hosts took a one-point lead into the final period. But Sheffield pulled away in the fourth quarter and held…

BBL
September 15, 2019
Defoe Ready To Do Battle

Darius Defoe embarks on his 16th successive season in the BBL with Newcastle Eagles next Friday. But it will be the veteran forward’s first without player-coach and father figure Fabulous Flournoy at the helm. And Defoe admitted he’s still coming to terms with a period of significant transition on Tyneside. “I’m really looking forward to…

BBL
September 15, 2019
Season Ticket Card Collection Now Available

We would like to invite our season ticket holders to collect their 2019-20 cards from reception at the Eagles Community Arena in advance of this week’s first home game. Please collect your card before this Friday to prevent queues and delays getting into the arena. There is no payment required for parking at ECA for…

BBL
September 13, 2019
Pre-Season Report: Eagles 106-91 Sheffield Sharks

Rodney Glasgow Jr paced an impressive Newcastle Eagles tonight as the versatile guard bagged a game high 23 points against shellshocked Sheffield. And the Sharks will need to find an extra gear in South Yorkshire tomorrow if last season’s BBL playoff semi-finalists are to take anything from this weekend’s pre-season double header. Glasgow Jr was…

BBL
September 13, 2019
The Big Interview: Ian MacLeod

At 08:00am on Friday 6th September a new chapter in the story of Newcastle Eagles unfolded as Ian MacLeod was announced as Interim Head Coach in place of the departed Fab Flournoy. Just over 12 hours later he’d presided over his first game in that role against BBL opposition. It may have only been a pre-season…

Arena
September 5, 2019
Job Advert: Arena General Assistant

Our Eagles Community Arena is looking for new members of casual staff to assist with a huge range of events at the multi-purpose venue, including our BBL and WBBL game nights. Please send a covering email or letter application and your CV to Cath Honey, Eagles Community Arena Manager, on [email protected] or by post to the…

Arena
August 19, 2019
Introducing the Newcastle Eagles Box Office

We are pleased to introduce our brand new innovative ticketing platform for the coming season and beyond, the Newcastle Eagles Box Office. Fans will be able to securely purchase tickets for BBL and WBBL games, as well as other Eagles events, all in one place! In the new system discount vouchers, special offers and golden…

Arena
August 15, 2019
ECA To Host The World Transplant Games Basketball 3×3

The 2019 World Transplant Games are coming to the North East and our Eagles Community Arena is excited to be the host venue for basketball next week. Thousands of transplant athletes and their friends and family will descend on the region with participants from 59 countries across the world, including Azerbaijan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mongolia and…

Arena
August 6, 2019
With A Little Help From Our Friends

As the return of BBL and WBBL action approaches, along with the new NBL and CVL seasons for our academy and junior club players, preparations are taking place both in and outside our Eagles Community Arena. Last month our Eagles Community Foundation, the charity who own and operate the ECA, appealed to Eagles basketball fans…

Arena
July 17, 2019
Green Fingered Eagles Needed

We have been in our new Eagles Community Arena home since the start of the year and as a venue owned and operated by our foundation, in keeping with its core values, we are very keen that the arena is both part of the local community and adds to it. As summer is now upon us…

Arena
June 21, 2019
Get Active At The ECA For Free This July

This July we have lots going on to keep you active at our Eagles Community Arena. In conjunction with Newcastle College, the Lawn Tennis Association and North East Dance, our Eagles Community Foundation are pleased to announce the following taster courses, which are all available free of charge across July 2019. Sessions are open to…

Arena
June 19, 2019
Free Water Refills

Today is National Refill Day and as the latest reports state that the average person in the UK will use 150 single use plastic bottles every year, if just one in ten was refilled once a week we’d have 340 million less bottles in circulation. So we are supporting the Refill campaign along with our…

Arena
June 12, 2019
Eagles Community Arena Points The Way To Career Success

More than 1,000 students gained essential career guidance as the Eagles Community Arena hosted the business brains of the future. Young people from across the North East descended on Newcastle to take part in the final Building My Skills session of the academic year. And 180 business guests volunteered their time and expertise to put…

Arena
June 9, 2019
Our 2018-19 End of Season Awards Dinner

On Friday 24 May 2019 we hosted our first ever End of Season Awards Dinner at our new Eagles Community Arena and our first event of its size in our new home. Just two years beforehand the club and foundation told everyone attending the organisation’s 21st birthday party that plans were in motion towards the…

BBL
September 18, 2019
John Mitchell Ready To Go Hard

Today we premiered the first of our new midweek interview series happening in the run up to every home game over on our Facebook Page. In this first video Dan talks to John Mitchell straight after the team finish training about landing here in the UK, the road trip to Sheffield Sharks in pre-season last…

BBL
September 17, 2019
Magic Mike Makes Instant Impact

One of the features of Newcastle Eagles’ 86-80 pre-season win against Worcester Wolves earlier this month was the performance of small forward Mike Morsell who weighed in with 21 points in just over 22 minutes coming off the bench. Morsell had only arrived the night before the game and had one training session with his…

BBL
September 16, 2019
First 3 Games Now On Sale

It’s time for tip-off in our 2019-20 BBL season and our first three games are on sale now from our all-new box office. Sign-up to our newsletter for an instant discount offer in your inbox:

BBL
September 16, 2019
Pre-Season Report: Sheffield Sharks 66-61 Eagles

Sheffield Sharks gained revenge for Friday’s heavy defeat the hands of Newcastle Eagles by claiming a nailbiting 66-61 win in yesterday’s South Yorkshire rematch. The two teams were tied at 33-33 at the half and the hosts took a one-point lead into the final period. But Sheffield pulled away in the fourth quarter and held…

BBL
September 15, 2019
Defoe Ready To Do Battle

Darius Defoe embarks on his 16th successive season in the BBL with Newcastle Eagles next Friday. But it will be the veteran forward’s first without player-coach and father figure Fabulous Flournoy at the helm. And Defoe admitted he’s still coming to terms with a period of significant transition on Tyneside. “I’m really looking forward to…

BBL
September 15, 2019
Season Ticket Card Collection Now Available

We would like to invite our season ticket holders to collect their 2019-20 cards from reception at the Eagles Community Arena in advance of this week’s first home game. Please collect your card before this Friday to prevent queues and delays getting into the arena. There is no payment required for parking at ECA for…

BBL
September 13, 2019
Pre-Season Report: Eagles 106-91 Sheffield Sharks

Rodney Glasgow Jr paced an impressive Newcastle Eagles tonight as the versatile guard bagged a game high 23 points against shellshocked Sheffield. And the Sharks will need to find an extra gear in South Yorkshire tomorrow if last season’s BBL playoff semi-finalists are to take anything from this weekend’s pre-season double header. Glasgow Jr was…

BBL
September 13, 2019
The Big Interview: Ian MacLeod

At 08:00am on Friday 6th September a new chapter in the story of Newcastle Eagles unfolded as Ian MacLeod was announced as Interim Head Coach in place of the departed Fab Flournoy. Just over 12 hours later he’d presided over his first game in that role against BBL opposition. It may have only been a pre-season…

BBL
September 13, 2019
Schlitzer Sets Sights on Sharks

Newcastle Eagles’ guard Nick Schlitzer is banking on his BBL experience as he seeks to make an instant impact on Tyneside. The shooting guard dipped his toes into British hoops four seasons ago during an encouraging campaign with Surrey Scorchers. And Schlitzer takes on Sheffield Sharks tonight, in the first of two friendlies against the…

Arena
September 5, 2019
Job Advert: Arena General Assistant

Our Eagles Community Arena is looking for new members of casual staff to assist with a huge range of events at the multi-purpose venue, including our BBL and WBBL game nights. Please send a covering email or letter application and your CV to Cath Honey, Eagles Community Arena Manager, on [email protected] or by post to the…

Arena
August 6, 2019
With A Little Help From Our Friends

As the return of BBL and WBBL action approaches, along with the new NBL and CVL seasons for our academy and junior club players, preparations are taking place both in and outside our Eagles Community Arena. Last month our Eagles Community Foundation, the charity who own and operate the ECA, appealed to Eagles basketball fans…

Foundation
July 29, 2019
Eagles Taking GB to Glory

Two Eagles have flown to to the FIBA Under-18 Men’s European Championships with our national team this summer and produced a stunning 87-85 overtime win against over reigning champions Serbia yesterday. Our Eagles Academy star Tosan Evbuomwan (pictured wearing jersey number 11) finished as the second-top-scorer of the clash, in part from his lay-up with…

Arena
July 17, 2019
Green Fingered Eagles Needed

We have been in our new Eagles Community Arena home since the start of the year and as a venue owned and operated by our foundation, in keeping with its core values, we are very keen that the arena is both part of the local community and adds to it. As summer is now upon us…

Foundation
July 8, 2019
The North East’s Contribution to GB Basketball’s Biggest Success

Former Team Northumbria coach Deirdre Tozer-Hayes has paid tribute to North East basketball’s most successful export after hailing Chantelle Handy’s immense contribution to Great Britain’s biggest success. The national team were beaten by Serbia in Sunday’s bronze medal play-off match. But Handy, from Consett, County Durham won her 127th GB cap as part of the…

BBL
July 1, 2019
Esh Group Make It Ten Years Supporting Your Eagles

Esh Group today renewed their sponsorship of Newcastle Eagles Basketball for a 10th consecutive year in a deal which also includes support of our Eagles Community Foundation. In January this year the group’s Esh Build division completed their transformation of a derelict parcel of land on Scotswood Road, in the West End of Newcastle, into our new purpose-built…

BBL
June 28, 2019
Eagles Take Flight For Jump 10 Sunday

British Basketball League stars Matthew Bryan-Amaning, Conner Washington, Josh Ward Hibbert, Josh Steel, Jordan Spencer and our very own Darius Defoe headline rosters in this Sunday’s ‘Jump 10’ event at Loughborough University. The club is dispatching it’s very own team for the one-day tournament, which will be led by BBL team assistant coach Ian Macleod….

Arena
June 21, 2019
Get Active At The ECA For Free This July

This July we have lots going on to keep you active at our Eagles Community Arena. In conjunction with Newcastle College, the Lawn Tennis Association and North East Dance, our Eagles Community Foundation are pleased to announce the following taster courses, which are all available free of charge across July 2019. Sessions are open to…

Foundation
June 21, 2019
Driving Support For One of Our Junior Clubs

Eagles BBL team sponsors Vertu Honda Newcastle have been keeping our players on the road with a fleet of Honda cars for the last five years and the dealership is now extending its support to North East basketball by sponsoring one of our Eagles Community Foundation’s junior clubs for the second successive season. The aspiring…

WBBL
September 16, 2019
WBBL Pre-Season Report: Eagles at Leicester Riders

Newcastle Eagles WBBL returned from Leicester with a win and a loss but the mood was overwhelmingly positive for playcaller Chris Bunten. Two games in two days against the homecourt Riders served up a tough pre-season test for Newcastle’s women. But the visitors headed back up the M1 in buoyant mood despite slipping to an…

WBBL
September 10, 2019
Bunten Seals Double Signing

Newcastle Eagles have bolstered this season’s WBBL roster by snapping up two of England’s fastest-emerging talents. Teenage duo Millie Oates and Mollie Arnold are tipped to make an instant impact coming off the bench. And the Leeds-based pair could become permanent fixtures on the Eagles’ roster after committing to degree courses at Northumbria University. “I’ve…

WBBL
September 5, 2019
Gosforth Guard Gives Bunten Boost

Chris Bunten has gone back to the future after revealing Ruth Davison will relaunch her top fight flight career with Newcastle Eagles WBBL this season. The former Team Northumbria and GB Under 20 guard burst onto the local hoops scene more than a decade ago. And Davison co-captained England’s Under 18 squad in 2008 at…

WBBL
September 3, 2019
Talented Tynesider Back For WBBL

Orieoma Chukwu-Etu can be the benchmark for Newcastle Eagles’ wannabes across the North East after the talented Tynesider became the club’s fifth WBBL signing of the summer. That’s the verdict of head coach Chris Bunten who believes the fast-rising guard can play a key role this season. Former Sacred Heart pupil Chukwu-Etu came through the…

WBBL
August 29, 2019
Sintons Step-Up For Our WBBL Set-Up

The North East’s only top-flight women’s sports team, our Newcastle Eagles WBBL franchise, is appealing for support from businesses across the region to help achieve its ambitions and ensure its long-term future. After a successful first season as Eagles, following last summer’s rescue of top-tier women’s basketball in our region and its relocation to our…

WBBL
August 29, 2019
The Rach Is On

Rachael Bland is back in black and white after the popular Wearsider confirmed her future lies with Newcastle Eagles WBBL. The experienced guard – who claimed a Championship winner’s medal under head coach Chris Bunten in 2016 – returned to full-time hoops last summer. And Bland’s energy and game management made the versatile ball handler…

WBBL
August 24, 2019
Eagles WBBL Powered By G-Force

Georgia Ohrdorf has vowed to hit the ground running as the all-action Australian bids to blow away the opposition in her second season in the WBBL. The feisty forward showed flashes of brilliance during her rookie campaign in a Newcastle Eagles vest. But Ohrdorf believes the best is yet to come ahead of next month’s…

Arena
August 19, 2019
Introducing the Newcastle Eagles Box Office

We are pleased to introduce our brand new innovative ticketing platform for the coming season and beyond, the Newcastle Eagles Box Office. Fans will be able to securely purchase tickets for BBL and WBBL games, as well as other Eagles events, all in one place! In the new system discount vouchers, special offers and golden…

WBBL
August 14, 2019
Austrian Anja Links Up As An Eagle

Persistence has paid off for Newcastle Eagles WBBL playcaller Chris Bunten after the experienced coach landed long-term target Anja Fuchs-Robetin. Bunten has been trailing the Austrian international for five years – and hosted the forward’s fact-finding trip to Tyneside in 2017. But Fuchs-Robetin has finally opted to pull on the black and white vest as…

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